From the inimitable museums on our university to achieved student performances in music, dance & theater, culture & arts play a vital role in theStudents Life at Kyiv National University of Technologies and Design.
The mission of the Culture and Arts Center is to encourage students' spiritual, moral, social and cultural development,preserve and develop the best traditions of Ukrainian folk art, forming national self-awareness of a personality and maintaining an active social position, development of students' creative abilities.
For the purpose we hold cultural and creative events, master-classes, lectures and meetings, performances of amateur art groups from the University.
There are 12 creative divisions in the Center:
- Folk ensemble of variety dance “BOOM”, the art director - TetianaBaranova;
- Folk vocal ensemble “SMILE”, the art director - Marina Kerusenko;
- Ballroom dance studio “LEARN TO DANCE BEAUTIFULLY”which is headed by Honored Worker of Culture of Ukraine Oleg E. Kasyanov;
- Art - group "MEHANUSHKI", which was established in 1998, director - OlenaOvcharenko;
- Studio of performing artsdirected bythe stage manager and actorOlexanderBielera;
- Ethno-Jazz Studio, the art director - eccentric musician MichaelTverdyiwho plays 200 musical instruments at a professional level;
- Folk-song Studio "Red viburnum", the art director - TetianaKislyak, the laureate of International &Ukrainian Quality Contests;
- Drawing school "Mastery", which is headed by the famous artist MichaelRudenko;
- Club of the cheerful and sharp-witted;
- Studio of contemporary dance;
- School of Leaders and the women's club "Rada",which is headed byTetianaTaran.